Tag Archives: South Carolina

Let The Wild South Carolina Rumpus Begin! (Mark Sanford Confessional Edition)

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R-Appalachian Trail) is back on the campaign trail, running for the First Congressional District seat vacated when Tim Scott was appointed to the U.S. Senate. Sanford’s first TV spot (via Politico’s Morning Score):   … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The South Carolina GOP Primary Results

Ads ‘n’ ends from the Palmetto State bakeoff: • Pity the poor Republicans. They have two presidential candidates everyone  says can’t possibly be the nominee, and one candidate 75% say they don’t want as the nominee. Brokered convention, anyone? • … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (South Carolina Square Dance Edition)

The hits just keep on comin’ in South Carolina. Exhibit A: The first negative ad from Rick Santorum (R-No More Mr. Nice Dweeb).   Campaign Outsider Verdict (pat. pending): Too little, way too late. Exhibit B: Yet another Ron Paul … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Palmetto Preview Edition)

Just as bigfeet Tom Brokaw and Gail Collins did (Politico Playbook: “Hotel rooms … are freeing up [in New Hampshire] as journalists, including NBC’s Tom Brokaw and New York Times columnist Gail Collins, head straight to South Carolina”), the hardworking … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Iowa Ad-O-Rama Edition)

And the hit jobs just keep on comin’ in the Hawkeye State’s GOP presidential slapfight. • Rick Perry goes cartoon in his latest Iowa TV spot.   Got that? “The fox guarding the henhouse is like asking a Congressman to … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion* Rumpus Begin! ( Make Us Great Again Edition)

(* The amount that will likely be spent on political ads this election cycle.) GOP presidential wannabe Rick Perry (R-Have I Stopped Laughing Yet?) is now being propped up by a $382,000 ad campaign just launched in Iowa and South … Continue reading

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New York Times Cross-Eyed On Crossover Voting?

Nifty piece in Wednesday’s New York Times web-headlined: In Open Primary, Fear of Party Crashing Lede: SALT LAKE CITY — The Tea Party as party crasher? That’s the question hanging over the Democratic primary next Tuesday between Utah’s lone Democrat … Continue reading

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